Paraíso, Barahona

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Paraíso
Paraíso is located in the Dominican Republic
Paraíso
Paraíso
Coordinates: 18°00′N 71°10′W / 18.000°N 71.167°W / 18.000; -71.167Coordinates: 18°00′N 71°10′W / 18.000°N 71.167°W / 18.000; -71.167
Country Dominican Republic
Province Barahona Province
Area
 • Total 138.63 km2 (53.53 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 14,472
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)

Paraíso is a town in Barahona Province, in the Southwest of the Dominican Republic. It is a small city surrounded by green mountains and rivers that end up at the Caribbean Sea. San Rafael and Los Patos are the two municipalities that are in both corner of Paraiso. Both towns have a tourist approach with beaches and fresh rivers water that come from the top of the mountains. The weather is tropical with an average temperature of 85°F. Paraíso is the Spanish and Portuguese word for Paradise.

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Paraíso is a town (Municipal) in the Barahona Province, Southwest of the Dominican Republic. It is a small city surrounded by green tropical mountains and rivers that end up at the Caribbean Sea. The municipalities of San Rafael and Los Patos surround Paraíso. Both towns (San Rafael & Los Patos), have a tourist approach with beaches and fresh rivers water that come from the top of green mountains. The weather is tropical with an average temperature of 85°F. Hotels and mountain tourism are part of the attractions of the city. During the year the community harvest Coffee, Avocado, Yam, as well other kind of food,fruits and fishing as well. Paraíso is the Spanish and Portuguese word for Paradise.